Weekend track work will close three Blue and Yellow Line Metrorail stations in Northern Virginia throughout the Labor Day weekend. The Pentagon City, Crystal City, and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Metrorail stations will be closed from 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, to closing, (midnight) Monday, Sept. 7. These stations will reopen at 5 a.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Metrorail riders in Virginia who are planning to ride the Blue or Yellow lines will need to transfer to a free shuttle bus if they want to pass through Pentagon City, Crystal City or the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Metrorail stations because Metro officials will be conducting track work between the Pentagon and Braddock Road Metrorail stations throughout the holiday weekend. Regular service will resume when the Metrorail system opens on Tuesday morning, Sept. 8.
Metro will replace the
entire rail interlocking (four switches) at the Pentagon City Metrorail
station, replace 2,000 feet of rail, 735 ties, perform concrete and deck joint
repairs along the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Metrorail station
aerial structure, and conduct fire line.
The Blue Line will
operate between the Largo Town Center and Pentagon Metrorail stations, and between
the Franconia-Springfield and Braddock Road Metrorail stations. The Yellow
Line will operate between the Greenbelt and Pentagon Metrorail stations and between
the Huntington and Braddock Road Metrorail stations.
At the Pentagon Metrorail
station from 9:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 4., to closing (midnight) on Monday,
Sept. 7., all Blue Line trains from the Largo Town Center Metrorail station
will operate into the upper level of the station and all Yellow Line trains from
the Greenbelt Metrorail station will operate into the lower level of the